Naughty 90 | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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3.96/5
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425 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
tgbrews.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Naughty 90 Oaked IPA was inspired by ocean bound, oak barreled brews of the 1800’s. Packed with hops on a 90-minute schedule, uniquely malted, then aged on a bed of oak, this IPA delivers a taste that is both innovative and timeless.

100+ IBU

Added by FreshHawk on 11-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,988
Reviews:
52
Ratings:
425
pDev:
10.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
49
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 425 |  Reviews: 52
Photo of Minnesota_beer_guy
2/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Hendrick24
2.94/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of mattycasey
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Strike00
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: pours a caramel brown with a thin head that dissipates fairly quickly
S: sweet Caramel and oak. A pleasant balanced smell.
T: Sweeter than expected. The sweetness comes up front with huge oak after that. The finish is moderately bitter with a slight taste of alcohol. Definitely more malt driven. Makes sense its not labeled an IPA anymore.
F: smooth with moderate carbonation. goes down easy

O: I really liked this beer. Wasn't sure what to expect and was happy I picked up a bomber of this at TG. Really does not taste like an IPA but if you enjoy a good oak beer, this is a good choice.

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Photo of arusso13
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bung
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A truly unique offering. Not so much to style really, but such a great brew. Aroma and flavor all over, coffee, roast nut, earth peat, tobacco. A wonderful drinker that can really span a few styles, though hop heads will be disappointed, but it is not an American IPA to begin with.

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Photo of ldempsey
4.76/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of nuebs
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bfrank8
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at TGB, and a growler! Great stuff

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Photo of jaymo18
2.75/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of UrbHawkEye
4.31/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfillius
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2015 vintage reviewed on 8/5/15. 22 oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Moderate pour yields 1/2 finger off white head with fair retention. Cloudy brown liquid with greenish gold halo. Simply ugly liquid. Minus points for looking like swamp water.
S: Coffee, cocoa, vanilla, toffee, bright citrus here and there. Smells like a nice nut brown with coffee or a porter. Doesn't seem to be to style, but it is SO nice.
T: Cocoa, grapefruit, evergreen, vanilla, butter pecan, toffee, mocha.
M: Terrific - silky while respectably bitter. Lots of bitterness in the finish. Dry finish is grapefruity with pithy bitterness/drying.
O: Very nice. I expected an IPA but it seems nothing like that (in my experience). Despite that, it is superb. I want it again. I'd order another pint and buy again. Good in a 22oz format.

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Photo of kjkinsey
3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ristaccia
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
3.89/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of galuskan
4.56/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheFizzinator
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of amano_h
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cannabispinoy
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.52/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of slp3873
4.8/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I would overstock my fridge with this if possible. It has one of the best oaky flavors in beer that i have ever experienced. This is beer I bring South with zero indication of sharing. :Just so good.

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Photo of Prasm
4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured in the tap room in Decorah. Caramel colored with very little head. Not much on the nose either, though I did get a little sense of the wood - vanilla tones. In the mouth this shines though as it has a nice creamy mouth-feel and, while it is a bit heavy, it's balanced nicely by a citrus like component. Very impressed by the flavors this beer brings.

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Photo of AppaZappa
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Naughty 90 from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 425 ratings